DIY or DIFM? The Reality of Renovating
From YouTube videos that share the secrets of bathroom tiling, to the growing list of TV renovation shows, it’s clear Australians still see the appeal in DIY (do-it-yourself). But can you really pull off a home addition with a “can do” attitude? Or, is calling in the professionals to DIFM (do-it-...
Customising the Perfect Patio
For recent retirees Denise and Shane, improving their outdoor living potential with a LYSAGHT LIVING® patio and deck was a no-brainer. Here’s how they simplified the building process.
Let's Talk Pergolas
After two unhelpful builder quotes for her new pergola, homeowner Carolyn was third time lucky with her LYSAGHT LIVING® dealer. Good communication sealed the deal, and it also saved her money in the process. Here’s how.
3 Outdoor Style Projects To Try Now
Some might say building an outdoor home addition is a simple process. But how do you create that enviable and inviting lived-in look? Sophia Goldschmidt from The Wow Factor Home Styling has three simple ideas that will transform even the starkest outdoor space into your very own serene sanctuary.
Secrets of an Outdoor Stylist
How do you create a magical outdoor space? Here are the styling tricks you need to know! Sophia Goldschmidt from The Wow Factor Home Styling has three simple ways to make your LYSAGHT LIVING® home addition look like it’s from the pages of an interiors magazine.
Renovation Etiquette Tips
From a power drill at the crack of dawn, to a cavalcade of trucks clogging a narrow street, many of us have experienced the downsides of a neighbour’s renovation. All it takes is communication and consideration to make your next build complaint-free. Here’s how…
Whether your home sits on ground that is rich in sand, clay or gravel, it’s good to be aware of some challenges when building on each. From the difficulty of digging through shale to a solution for working with—and not against—tough granite, here’s the dirt on soil.
Colour Trends | Friend or Foe?
Trends in colour can dry up in popularity before you know it—so it’s important to realise the long-term impact when choosing your home’s palette. Industry-leading colour expert and trend forecaster Harley Anstee shares the schemes that go the distance, and when it’s okay to follow the crowd…
Hit The Deck
One of the first things on the to-do list of any new home builder or mover, is the construction of a new deck. Whether you want to take advantage of a gorgeous view or create a more liveable space, there are a few spatial principles to keep in mind when planning…